Glucagon-like peptide 1 (1-37) (human, rat)
Cat. No. 1851
Alternative Name: GLP-1 (1-37) amide
Biological ActivityPancreatic hormone synthesized by post-translational processing of proglucagon. Unlike truncated forms of GLP-1, it has no effect on food intake in rats and does not enhance pancreatic insulin secretion. However it induces insulin expression in intestinal epithelial cells, which can restore glucose homeostasis when implanted into diabetic mice.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Suzuki et al (2003) Glucagon-like peptide 1 (1-37) converts intestinal epithelial cells into insulin-producing cells. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 100 5034.
Navarro et al (1996) Colocalization of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptors, glucose transporter GLUT-2, and glucokinase mRNAs in rat hypothalamic cells: evidence for a role of GLP-1 receptor agonists as an inhibitory signal for food and water intake. J.Neurochem. 67 1982. PMID: 8863504.
Bell et al (1983) Exon duplication and divergence in the human preproglucagon gene. Nature 304 368. PMID: 6877358.
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Zhang et al (2013) The slow afterhyperpolarization: a target of β1-adrenergic signaling in hippocampus-dependent memory retrieval. J Neurosci 33 5006. PMID: 23486971.
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